8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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8 days in England Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
London
— 3 nights
2
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Colombo

3
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kids will enjoy Tower Bridge and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and make a trip to Big Ben.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London road trip website .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Colombo to London, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, London is colder than Colombo - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Bring the kids along to The Roman Baths and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Bath Abbey (in Bath). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham trip planner .

Traveling by car from London to Cheltenham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bath, Bourton-on-the-Water, Westonbirt Arboretum, The Cotswold Range, Cotswold Archery
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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